Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans

Tonya M. Evans

Join the riveting journey into the Web 3.0 world with the Tech Intersect™ Podcast, hosted by the globally-acclaimed Dr. Tonya M. Evans. As a distinguished full tenured professor at Penn State Dickinson Law, Dr. Evans is a beacon of knowledge in fintech, Web3, intellectual property, and financial inclusion, standing at the forefront of these domains. With accolades like the esteemed 2023 EDGE in Tech Athena Award for Academic Leadership and her pivotal role in the World Economic Forum/Wharton DAO Project Series, her expertise is unparalleled.

In this enlightening podcast, Dr. Evans ushers listeners into the future of work, wealth, and creativity. She deep-dives into the crux of how to pivot with purpose in the emerging digital economy. Each episode unravels the intricate tapestry of leading-edge trends where law, business, and technology meet. We'll navigate the ethical intricacies tied to innovations like blockchain and artificial intelligence, explore the landscape of new-collar jobs, and dissect the strategies crucial for success in a digital age.

Embrace the future and pivot with purpose. With Dr. Evans' wisdom as your compass, the Tech Intersect™ Podcast promises to illuminate the path ahead in our rapidly changing digital landscape. No prior tech, business, or law experience is required – just an eagerness to thrive in tomorrow’s world. Dive in, and let's shape the digital future together.

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Tech Intersect #176: Myth: Crypto is Too Complicated with Harold Hughes (Digital Money Demystified Series)
1w ago
Tech Intersect #176: Myth: Crypto is Too Complicated with Harold Hughes (Digital Money Demystified Series)
We are continuing our Digital Money Demystified series, where I’m being interviewed by leaders in the emerging digital economy. For episode 176, Harold Hughes and I discuss the myth that crypto is too complicated.  We don’t have the privilege of sitting back and waiting for someone to tell us to take action because the digital economy is moving faster than ever. There are resources and concise information available to you and it’s time to push past the myths and learn so you can earn.POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Harold Hughes, the founder & CEO of Bandwagon – a venture-backed identity infrastructure company that helps its customers transparently manage, aggregate, and store valuable consumer identity data. A rising star in data, identity, and experience space, Harold has had his brilliant vision and ideas validated as a graduate (and now mentor) of the Founder Institute Greenville chapter; graduate of Capital Factory - Austin, one of the inaugural companies in Google for the Startups Black Founders Exchange Program, and most recently the inaugural cohort of the IBM Blockchain Accelerator in 2019.Harold Hughes and I discuss:Understanding what will matter in 10-15 years.How information on the digital economy has become more available.Where to go to find information that isn’t misleading or overwhelming.This is an important moment for knowledge in the crypto asset space.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! Don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH HAROLD HUGHES:Web: https://bandwagonfanclub.com/ Twitter: @OneBandwagonFanCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Ep 82: Harold Hughes-Data & NFTs Driving The Future of The Fan Experience in a Web 3.0 WorldPreorder my book, Digital Money Demystified, at https://digitalmoneydemystified.com/ today!Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #175: Digital Money Demystified for Leaders, Lawyers, and Advisors
Sep 18 2023
Tech Intersect #175: Digital Money Demystified for Leaders, Lawyers, and Advisors
The landscape of business, finance, and law is being changed at an unprecedented rate due to the emergence of Web 3 technologies, crypto assets, and blockchains–all of which have been part of this digital revolution.  Anyone positioned to advise investors or innovators should be educated to pivot into fully embracing and being prepared for the new digital economy. These things will impact business leaders, financial professionals, legal professionals, and more. The new digital economy is built on the rails of blockchains, crypto assets, and other Web 3 technologies. It’s essential to catch up and stay current on what’s happening in the space. This week, episode 175 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about digital money demystified for leaders, lawyers and advisors! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Topics I go over in this episode include:Why leaders, lawyers, and advisors need a solid knowledge foundation in the new digital economy.Opportunities available to professional leaders to embrace the emerging digital economy.Risks that can and will come along if you don’t have the tools and understanding needed.A look into the Myth Busting Mondays.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 LINKS MENTIONED:Register: 3-Session Webinar - Digital Money Demystified Professional SeriesPre-Order Digital Money DemystifiedBecome a DMD Insider Member (lifetime, annual, or monthly)Preorder my book, Digital Money Demystified, at https://digitalmoneydemystified.com/ today!Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #174: Myth: Crypto is a Fad with Caitlin Long (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Sep 11 2023
Tech Intersect #174: Myth: Crypto is a Fad with Caitlin Long (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Fads are an inescapable part of our lives. And with how quickly technology comes and goes in our rapidly-changing society, it’s easy to see how people can be dismissive of technology designed to make waves. But not everything that is new is a fad, and Caitlin Long is here today to flip the script and discuss why crypto isn’t going anywhere anytime soon! This week, episode 174 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about the myth that crypto is a fad! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Caitlin Long is the Founder and CEO at Custodia Bank, a Wyoming bank formed to serve as a compliant bridge to the U.S. dollar payments system and a custodian of digital assets that can meet the strictest level of institutional custody standards. In 2018-20, she led the charge to make her native state of Wyoming an oasis for blockchain companies in the US, where she helped Wyoming enact 20 blockchain-enabling laws. Caitlin is a 22-year Wall Street veteran who has been active in bitcoin and blockchain since 2012.Topics  Caitlin Long and I go over in this episode include:Copyright law in the United States does not take into account modern technologies.Scams are unavoidable - they exist wherever there is an opportunity for significant gain.How regulation evolves so law enforcement has the powers that they need to go after criminals across the globe.The importance of creating legal frameworks to protect good actors in the space, consumers, and investors.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the post in your stories and tag me @IPProfEvans! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and share your key takeaways! CONNECT WITH CAITLIN LONG:LinkedInWebsiteTwitterCONNECT WITH PROFESSOR TONYA M. EVANS: General inquiries: hello@techintersectpodcast.com  Connect: Prof. Tonya’s Linktree Subscribe for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6  Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans. LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Preorder my book, Digital Money Demystified, at https://digitalmoneydemystified.com/ today!Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #173: Myth: Crypto is Too Volatile with Dr. Hans Boateng (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Sep 4 2023
Tech Intersect #173: Myth: Crypto is Too Volatile with Dr. Hans Boateng (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Every market has ups and downs, especially at the beginning. Crypto is no exception. But where there’s a risk, there can also be a reward, and there’s no better example than the opportunities presented by cryptocurrencies. Dr. Hans Boateng is back again this week to help me flip the script and address common questions and misconceptions about the crypto market and its fluctuations. This week, episode 173 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about the myth that crypto is too volatile! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Topics Dr. Hans and I go over in this episode include:What holds people back from investing in crypto?Every new market experiences some volatility in the beginning, not just crypto.Stablecoins can be a less risky option at the beginning of your digital money journey.The importance of staying at the leading edge of new markets and opportunities.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the post in your stories and tag me @IPProfEvans! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and share your key takeaways! CONNECT WITH DR. HANS BOATENG:InstagramTwitterWebsiteGenWealth+ ProgramCONNECT WITH PROFESSOR TONYA M. EVANS: General inquiries: hello@techintersectpodcast.com  Connect: Prof. Tonya’s Linktree Subscribe for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6  Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans. LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Coinmarketcap.comTech Intersect #150Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #172: Myth: Crypto is Only for Criminals (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Aug 28 2023
Tech Intersect #172: Myth: Crypto is Only for Criminals (Digital Money Demystified Series)
With every new technology comes fear and doubt, and cryptocurrency is no different. One of the most perpetuated myths about crypto that even I believed at the beginning of my journey is that crypto is only used by criminals. That could not be further from the truth! As part of my Digital Money Demystified series, we will debunk this myth and explore how to protect yourself from the bad actors in the space. This week, episode 172 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about the myth that crypto is only for criminals! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Topics I go over in this episode include:How to research coins or tokens you might be interested in investing in.Be aware of scams - If it’s too good to be true, it probably is!What to do if you have fallen victim to a scam involving crypto.Financial privacy does not equal illicit activity. Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the post in your stories and tag me @IPProfEvans! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and share your key takeaways! CONNECT WITH PROFESSOR TONYA M. EVANS: General inquiries: hello@techintersectpodcast.com  Connect: Prof. Tonya’s Linktree Subscribe for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6  LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Coinmarketcap.comCoindesk.comUnchained podcast with Laura ShinTech Intersect #169:Ray Genco on Self-Custody Asset Protection Best PracticesRegulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #171: Separating Fact From Fiction (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Aug 21 2023
Tech Intersect #171: Separating Fact From Fiction (Digital Money Demystified Series)
Ever since Crypto came on the scene in 2009, misinformation has been spread about its uses, characteristics, value, and more. In today's episode, I'm kicking off a special 10-episode series where I'll be diving deep into the intriguing but often intimidating world of cryptocurrencies, and the future of money and wealth. This week, episode 171 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about separating fact from fiction in the crypto space! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Topics I go over in this episode include:Trust is the backbone of any financial system, traditional or digital.Generalizing the entire crypto industry based on a few bad actors is misleading and harmful.Crypto isn’t just for “crypto bros” - its for everyone, especially traditionally marginalized communities,The importance of starting your crypto journey with lots of education and research.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the to post in your stories and tag me @IPProfEvans! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and share your key takeaways! CONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:General inquiries: hello@techintersectpodcast.com  Connect: Prof. Tonya’s Linktree Subscribe for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6  Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans. LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Tech Intersect # 161: Paul Grewal on The Coinbase Wells Notice and SEC Regulations on Crypto [SPOTLIGHT]Tech Intersect #135: The FTX Collapse, Congressional Hearings and Where We Go From HereSatoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin WhitepaperCoinMarketCapCoinGeckoRegulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #170: Frederik Gregaard on Sustainable Uses for Third-Generation Blockchains
Aug 14 2023
Tech Intersect #170: Frederik Gregaard on Sustainable Uses for Third-Generation Blockchains
While most of the discussion and focus around blockchain is in regard to digital assets and cryptocurrency, blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize many industries. The Cardano Foundation is one organization pioneering the way by advancing a public digital infrastructure and working to anchor it as a utility for financial and social systems, thus empowering the digital architects of the future. Cardano’s CEO, Frederik Gregaard is here today to talk about their mission and more. This week, episode 170 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about sustainable uses for third-generation blockchains! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today!  Frederik Gregaard is CEO of the Cardano Foundation, an independent, Swiss-based not-for-profit organization tasked with advancing the public digital infrastructure Cardano, while also contributing to the positive advancement of blockchain as a world-changing technology. A leader in fintech and blockchain, Gregaard has a background in banking, wealth management, and asset management. He previously served as Director and Head of Digital in PwC's Financial Services Advisory practice, working to build their worldwide Blockchain Practice including support to governments, banks, and industrial companies. Some of the talking points Fredand I go over in this episode include:Cardano’s work utilizing blockchain technology to improve Georgia’s wine industry.How third-generation blockchain can revolutionize the supply chain.How NFTs can be used in a sustainable and responsible manner.The role that blockchain will play in the intersection of technology and even more diverse sectors in the next five years.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH FRED GREGAARD:Cardano FoundationLinkedInTwitterCONNECT WITH PROFESSOR TONYA M. EVANS: General inquiries: hello@techintersectpodcast.com  Connect: Prof. Tonya’s Linktree Subscribe for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6  LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #169:Ray Genco on Self-Custody Asset Protection Best Practices
Aug 4 2023
Tech Intersect #169:Ray Genco on Self-Custody Asset Protection Best Practices
The legal and finance sectors have convinced everyday people that we don’t have the resources and knowledge to manage our assets on our own. That’s simply not the case. With a little curiosity and research, you can be armed with all the information you need to take control of your own assets. Today, Ray Genco is here to discuss the best ways to do this. This week, episode 169 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about self-custody asset protection best practices! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Ray Genco is an attorney representing entrepreneurs, artists, game changers, athletes, and investors worldwide. Ray has varied experience in privacy matters from financial privacy and litigation to asset protection and strategic structuring. He is also the co-host of Rug Radio’s Lex Line.Some of the talking points Ray and I go over in this episode include:Success does not have to follow a traditional path.Ray’s first experience with the crypto space and how it shaped his approach today.The importance of protecting your assets with the proper legal structure. Ray’s work on a protocol that would allow crypto asset recovery by family in the event of someone passing.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH RAY GENCO:LinkedInWebsiteTwitterLex LineCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #168: Sid Powell on The Future of Lending in a Decentralized World
Jul 28 2023
Tech Intersect #168: Sid Powell on The Future of Lending in a Decentralized World
We often discuss blockchain technologies and crypto in reference to personal wealth-building strategies and personal finance. However, financial institutions that lend money in an institutional setting are also exploring how they can utilize blockchain to speed up and simplify the lending process. Sid Powell is here to talk about his platform Maple that allows for these transactions, what this change means for the future of lending, and so much more. This week, episode 168 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about the future of lending in a decentralized world! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. Sid Powell is the CEO and Co-founder of Maple, a private credit platform built on the rails of blockchain’s distributed data ledger technology for institutional lenders to run alternative credit strategies. Prior to Maple, Sid was the Treasurer at Angle Finance in Melbourne and a Senior Associate of Securitisation for Corporate Finance at the National Australia Bank. Some of the talking points Sid and I go over in this episode include:What is Maple and what makes it different than other lending platforms?The power of utilizing stablecoins for transactions.How institutions who want to lend via blockchain are navigating the differences in regulations between countries.How lending via blockchain will improve accessibility and diversity in the digital money space.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH SID POWELL:LinkedInTwitterMapleCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #167: AI Unchained: Revolutionizing Blockchain and Crypto with Artificial Intelligence
Jul 21 2023
Tech Intersect #167: AI Unchained: Revolutionizing Blockchain and Crypto with Artificial Intelligence
The AI conversation has taken over the world, and Tech Intersect is no different. Over the last few weeks, we’ve had several AI experts on the show to help us learn about AI: what it is, how it works, and how we can utilize it properly, especially when it comes to blockchain and crypto technologies. In today’s episode, I’m going over what I’ve learned about AI through speaking to the experts and doing my own specialized research. This week, episode 167 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about revolutionizing blockchain and crypto with artificial intelligence! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. Some of the talking points I go over in this episode include:The differences between getting information from ChatGPT and a Google search.The 3 types of artificial intelligence and what they’re used for.Where ChatGPT and similar technologies get their information.Can artificial intelligence replicate, and even surpass human intelligence?Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!Don’t forget to sign up for the Digital Money Demystified weekly newsletter and get the AI Toolkit, go to the Digital Money Weekly Substack.CONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #166: Tom Kemp on Containing Big Tech and Digital Privacy
Jul 14 2023
Tech Intersect #166: Tom Kemp on Containing Big Tech and Digital Privacy
Digital privacy and protecting our personal data online is incredibly important, now more than ever. Big Tech companies collecting more and more sensitive information and using it in ways we might not even be aware of. Tom Kemp is here today to talk about what the large corporations are doing with our information, and what we can do to better protect ourselves and future generations as we move into Web3. This week, episode 166 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about containing Big Tech and digital privacy!POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Tom Kemp is a Silicon Valley-based author of the forthcoming book Containing Big Tech: How to Protect Our Civil Rights, Economy, and Democracy, as well as an entrepreneur, investor, and policy advisor. Tom was the Founder and CEO of Centrify, renamed Delinea 2020, a leading cybersecurity cloud provider that amassed over 2000 enterprise customers, including over 60% of the Fortune 50.Some of the talking points Tom and I go over in this episode include:How data collection by Big Tech companies could be used to affect the future of work via discrimination.What everyday citizens can do to help protect their personal data online.Big Tech’s dominant position stifles entrepreneurship, innovation, and competition.How Big Tech is ‘too big to care’ - instead of ‘too big to fail’Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH TOM KEMP:LinkedInWebsiteTwitterCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #165: Nancy Lyons on Changing Corporate Culture and How To Work Like A Boss
Jul 7 2023
Tech Intersect #165: Nancy Lyons on Changing Corporate Culture and How To Work Like A Boss
The social landscape, especially how society views work, is changing rapidly. In fact, we’re experiencing these changes more quickly than we ever have before, with less time between dramatic cultural shifts. What do these fast-paced changes mean for the future of work and technology in our world? Nancy Lyons is here to discuss all that and more. This week, episode 165 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about changing corporate culture and how to work like a boss! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Nancy Lyons is the CEO of Clockwork, an experienced design and technology consultancy, and author of the Amazon best-seller Work Like a Boss: A Kick-in-the-Pants Guide to Finding and Using Your Power at Work. Nancy challenges people to unleash their potential and harness the human side of business by showing up differently, in a way that empowers you to be your most authentic self and captain of your own journey.Some of the talking points Nancy  and I go over in this episode include:The fast pace of innovation in technology.The biggest obstacle keeping organizations from keeping up with societal advancements.Success can come from lots of paths, not just the one we learn in school.Why you need to be comfortable with technology.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH NANCY LYONS:WebsiteClockworkLinkedInInstagramWork Like a BossCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #164: Manuj Aggarwal on Understanding AI and ChatGPT
Jun 30 2023
Tech Intersect #164: Manuj Aggarwal on Understanding AI and ChatGPT
Artificial Intelligence has been in development for a very long time but has only become accessible to the masses very recently. With the rise of AI technologies such as ChatGPT, there’s a lot of conversation about how whether or not the technology is safe and how to get the most out of the tool. Manuj Aggarwal, one of the world’s leading AI experts, is here to give us a primer on the world of AI and ChatGPT.  This week, episode 164 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about understanding AI and ChatGPT!POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Manuj Aggarwal is an innovation evangelist and one of the world’s leading AI experts. He holds 4 patents in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Manuj is also the Founder and CIO of TetraNoodle Technologies, a premier Artificial Intelligence & CyberSecurity consulting company.Some of the talking points Manuj and I go over in this episode include:Manuj’s journey of meditation and understanding the human mind understanding psychology and neuroscience.Synergies between technology and human life.What AI is and the different types of AI and machine learning.How to use ChatGPT to tell better stories and get the results you’re looking for.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH MANUJ AGGARWALLinkedInWebsiteTetraNoodle TechnologiesCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Ping the Prof with Tonya Evans: Blockchain Law for Social Good Conference Keynote [SPOTLIGHT]
Jun 23 2023
Ping the Prof with Tonya Evans: Blockchain Law for Social Good Conference Keynote [SPOTLIGHT]
Blockchain technologies present a world of opportunity. Through this new technology, we have the opportunity to close the racial wealth gap and create equity in a Web3 world. Today’s spotlight episode of Tech Intersect is my keynote address from the inaugural Blockchain Law for Social Good Conference in October of last year, where I talk about all that and more. This week, episode 163 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about using Blockchain law for social good! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Some of the talking points I go over in this episode include:What financial inclusion means in the digital future for historically excluded communities.The important role of advocates and policymakers to ensure the future of access, inclusion, and equity in a Web3 World.How to move the needle on generational wealth as a matter of policy.Why banks are quietly offering crypto to their wealthier clients.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 LINKS MENTIONED:Blockchain Law for Social Good CenterTech Intersect #118: SPOTLIGHT  Michele Neitz-Educating Regulators, Lawmakers and Stakeholders about Blockchain & Social GoodRegulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #162: Cleve Mesidor-Reflections on Juneteenth, Crypto and the Future of Financial Freedom [SPOTLIGHT]
Jun 16 2023
Tech Intersect #162: Cleve Mesidor-Reflections on Juneteenth, Crypto and the Future of Financial Freedom [SPOTLIGHT]
Juneteenth is a time for celebration, but it’s also an opportunity to talk about the challenges that Black and Brown communities continue to face and what we can do to take these challenges head-on.  The crypto space presents an incredible opportunity for growth and financial security for minorities who are often left out of the mainstream financial conversations. Cleve Mesidor and I discuss all this and more in today’s episode. This week, episode 162 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is a spotlight replay about Juneteenth, Crypto, and the Future of Financial Freedom.POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini-Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Cleve Mesidor is the Executive Director of the Blockchain Foundation and founder of LOGOS, a social network on blockchain for disruptors and activists without the nuisance of trolls or censorship. Previously, Cleve served as an Obama Presidential Appointee, working as Director of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, where she was charged with promoting White House economic programs and national public-private partnerships to advance innovation and entrepreneurship.Some of the talking points Cleve and I go over in this episode include:What led Cleve to become a trailblazer in Blockchain.The importance of education in black and brown communities by dramatically reducing barriers to entry and participation.Lessons of Freedom from Juneteenth as context for the broader conversation of economic empowerment.Getting Washington to pay attention and stay focused on the crypto space.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH CLEVE MESIDOR:LinkedInTwitterWebsiteCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:https://linktr.ee/tonyaevansFollow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive updates & stay connected: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #161: Paul Grewal on The Coinbase Wells Notice and SEC Regulations on Crypto [SPOTLIGHT]
Jun 9 2023
Tech Intersect #161: Paul Grewal on The Coinbase Wells Notice and SEC Regulations on Crypto [SPOTLIGHT]
On March 9, 2023, I met Paul Grewal, the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of crypto exchange Coinbase, while giving testimony for the House Financial Services Sub Committee on Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion. When the news came out that Coinbase was served a Wells notice, I knew I had to sit down with Paul to better understand the situation. This week, episode 161 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is a spotlight replay about the Coinbase Wells Notice, SEC regulations of the crypto asset industry in light of the SEC’s official enforcement action about Coinbase and Binance. POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️ FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Paul Grewal is the CLO of Coinbase, a digital currency wallet where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. Paul is responsible for legal compliance, global intelligence risk management, and government relations groups.  Previously, Grewal was vice president and deputy general counsel at Facebook and is also a former U.S. magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.Some of the talking points Paul and I go over in this episode include:Paul’s unusual path into the crypto space.Why the Wells notice is a disappointment - but not a shock- to Coinbase.Staking services and whether they are connected to securities.How regulations can be adapted for the crypto space and made easy to follow and understand.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!You can also check out Coinbase’s recent blog post about Crypto435 here.CONNECT WITH PAUL:LinkedInTwitterCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:https://linktr.ee/tonyaevansFollow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive updates & stay connected: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP LINKS MENTIONED:SEC Press ReleaseBrian Armstrong's Twitter ResponseProf. Tonya Evans' Congressional TestimonyProf. Tonya Evans' Written TestimonyRegulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #160: Anne T. Griffin on Finding Financial Freedom in the New Digital Economy (LinkedIn Live)
Jun 2 2023
Tech Intersect #160: Anne T. Griffin on Finding Financial Freedom in the New Digital Economy (LinkedIn Live)
Financial freedom means many things to many different people. But the way I see it, financial freedom means no longer needing to trade your time for money, financial security, and even being your own bank. And the road to that freedom starts with financial literacy, knowing your risk tolerance, and empowering yourself with tools and resources. Join me as I talk with Anne T. Griffin about all that and more. This week, episode 160 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about finding financial freedom in the new digital economy! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Anne T. Griffin is a product coach and expert speaker helping tech teams build culturally inclusive products. With nearly a decade of experience in the tech industry, Anne focuses on AI and Blockchain technologies, as well as giving talks on tech ethics.Some of the talking points Anne  and I go over in this episode include:Reflections on Advantage Evans Academy's three-day challenge, Ready, Wallet, LAUNCH!The importance of continuing crypto education.Looking at crypto as another way to diversify your investment portfolio.Reports of Bitcoin will be one of the best returns on investment in 2023.To check out the original live video, head over to LinkedIn!Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH ANNE T. GRIFFIN:LinkedInTwitterWebsiteCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #159: Kasheef Wyzard on Making Tech Opportunities Accessible to People of Color
May 26 2023
Tech Intersect #159: Kasheef Wyzard on Making Tech Opportunities Accessible to People of Color
The tech industry is fast-paced and constantly changing. One of the emerging changes is that tech companies are looking to hire a more diverse set of talent. But in a world where training and educational opportunities are still limited for people of color, how do we make these opportunities more accessible? Today, Kasheef Wyzard is here to tell us about Dream.org and its mission to connect people of color with opportunities in the tech field. This week, episode 159 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about making tech opportunities accessible to people of color!POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Kasheef Wyzard is the National Director of Dream.Org. As a first-generation American born to parents of Caribbean descent, Kasheef attributes the alignment of his career and purpose to interventions and exposure to educational resources far outside of the community that raised him. With such a dichotomy between the two worlds he grew to know, an unshakeable commitment to be on the frontline of change was born. Some of the talking points Kasheef and I go over in this episode include:How access is linked to opportunities in tech.Kasheef’s work with Fortune 500 companies to diversify their talent base.Getting into opportunities while the tides are low versus when the tides are rising.How Dream.org prepares people to rescale, upskill, and pivot their careers.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH KASHEEF WYZARD:LinkedInDream.orgTwitterCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #158: Estate Planning, Regulation, and IP for Digital Assets in the New Economy
May 19 2023
Tech Intersect #158: Estate Planning, Regulation, and IP for Digital Assets in the New Economy
The crypto and digital asset landscape changes so quickly that it can be hard to keep up with all the new developments. From intellectual property to regulation, to the best ways to build generational wealth with digital assets, there’s so much to discuss. Last week, I had the pleasure of being on Roy Coughlan’s The Crypto Podcast, and wanted to share that conversation with you today. This week, episode 158 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about digital IP, trusts for digital assets, and blockchain regulation! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Roy Coughlan is an author,  podcast coach, podcast host, and partner at the digital agency Coolabulla. With 5 successful podcasts ranging from the Learn Polish Podcast to the Meditation Podcast, Roy dives deep into a variety of subjects with the intent of guiding others to have a happy, healthy, more productive future. The Crypto Podcast is where he interviews people around the world that share their tips about Crypto Blockchain technology, NFTs, regulation, and the best crypto investments.Some of the talking points Roy and I go over in this episode include:The differences between regular intellectual property and digital intellectual property.Building generational wealth with digital assets and cryptocurrency.Wills versus trusts as a means of passing on your digital assets to future generations.How complex corporate structures in the US affect the transfer of digital assets.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH ROY COUGHLAN:LinkedInInstagramWebsiteThe Crypto PodcastCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
Tech Intersect #157: Myth, Mistakes and Missed Opportunities that Keep People From Crypto Wins [Ping the Prof with Dr. Tonya Evans]
May 12 2023
Tech Intersect #157: Myth, Mistakes and Missed Opportunities that Keep People From Crypto Wins [Ping the Prof with Dr. Tonya Evans]
New crypto investors make mistakes and miss out on opportunities all the time. Why? Because researching and educating yourself about crypto isn’t easy, and the misinformation spread about the market is so prolific that it creates lots of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. I break down those myths and separate fact from fiction in this episode and in my upcoming 3-day cash-to-crypto challenge, Ready? Wallet. LAUNCH!. This week, episode 157 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about the myths, mistakes and missed opportunities that keep crypto-curious investors from winning in crypto! POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto in the Ready? Wallet. LAUNCH! Challenge so you can learn to avoid the biggest mistake crypto investors make that will cause you to lose Clarity, Confidence, and Coins. Ready for a challenge? Level up safely, legally and confidently. Register now https://advantageevans.com/challenge/. Some of the talking points I go over in this episode include:Why big banks are quietly offering crypto investing options to their high net worth clients, but not everyone.The major mistakes people make when first investing in crypto - and how to recover from them.The biggest myths and misconceptions of cryptocurrency: busted!How my Ready, Wallet. LAUNCH! Challenge will set you up for success.To register for the Ready, Wallet. LAUNCH! Challenge, head to https://advantageevans.com/challenge today!Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC